Finance Manager

Posted 14 May 2024
Salary £50000 - £55000 per annum
Discipline Qualified Finance
Contact NameGeorge Oyston

Job description

Your new company
Your new company is an SME in the Blackburn area. Due to continued growth, they are looking for a Finance Manager to join the team on a permanent basis.

Your new role
  • Prepare, analyse and present monthly financial statements, including the P&L, balance sheet, management reports and cash flow statements.
  • Have complete responsibility for the end-to-end month-end process.
  • Manage budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis to optimise financial performance.
  • Write insightful and accurate commentaries and explanations to accompany all reporting.
  • Oversee accounts payable and receivable, ensuring timely processing and accurate record keeping.
  • Ensure banks are reconciled and cash correctly managed across multiple accounts and entities.
  • Multi-entity accounting and reporting, including group consolidations.
  • By managing a small team you will be responsible for all transactions to trial balance (including aspects of payroll).
  • Document, develop and enhance strong internal controls and implement procedures to safeguard financial assets.
  • Develop systems and automation to reduce processing time, reduce error rates and speedier real time reporting.
  • Business Partnering - work pro-actively and collaboratively with other operational managers and departments to provide financial insights, cost control and support strategic decision-making.
  • Manage a small finance team.
  • Stay up-to-date on industry trends and relevant accounting regulations.
What you'll need to succeed
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in transactional finance and management accounting role, preferably within a service based industry.
  • Fully / Part qualified by ACA, CIMA or ACCA  with a working understanding of accounting principles (GAAP) and financial reporting.
  • Proficiency in accounting software and financial analysis tools.
  • Team management experience.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail.
  • Fast paced, adaptive and versatile working.
  • Good written communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across departments.

What you'll get in return
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free on-site parking
  • 33 days annual leave

Our local Lancashire Axon Moore team recruit all accounting and finance roles from CFO to transactional finance on both a temporary and permanent basis. For more information about this role or our wider team, please contact George on or 07442689756